Pair of woman's earrings; brooch

American
1950s
Designed by Hattie Carnegie (American (born in Austria), 1889–1956)


Dimensions

Earrings: Overall: 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm (1 1/2 x 1 x 3/4 in.) Brooch: Overall: 6.4 x 5.1 x 1.6 cm (2 1/2 x 2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1375.1-3

Medium or Technique

Gold-tone metal, enamel, and faux gems

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Clip earrings, each with a with large central “sapphire” surrounded by faux gems in a Renaissance-inspired design.

Brooch a with large central “sapphire” surrounded by faux gems in a Renaissance-inspired design. Applied tab on reverse (under pin stem) reads “Hattie Carnegie.”

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

By 2010, purchased by Jacqueline Fowler, Stanford, CT; 2010, gift of Fowler to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler